Generation One

The line that started it all beginning in 1984 and lasting until 1991. This also includes Generation One items released after 1999 as part of the G1 renaissance.

"Timelines" Botcon 2015 Oilmaster Toy Review

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Timelines

Oilmaster General Information:
Release Date: June 18, 2015
Price Point: $309 (In a set with Megatron, Flywheels, Packrat and Stepper)
Retailer: Botcon exclusive
Accessories: Sword, Blaster, Micromaster figure

Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)

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Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)

For years fans have wondered why the Masterpiece Seeker sculpt (such as the one used for Thundercracker) had not yet been retooled for use as "Conehead" Seekers (such as Thrust and Dirge. Now fans have gotten their wish! Sort of. Takara Tomy launched a listing for Masterpiece MP-11N Ramjet last night...and then promptly took it down.

Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)
Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)
Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)
Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)
Toy News: Masterpiece Ramjet announced (well, sort of)

Toy Review: "KRE-O" Battle Changers Grimlock

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Toy Review: "KRE-O" Battle Changers Grimlock

Grimlock is just the right combination of dedication, stubborness and raw power to be one of the most potent warriors in the Autobot army. With his battle skill he also makes a great leader for the powerful Dinobots! Check out my first "Battle Changer" review: Grimlock!

KRE-O Battle Changers Grimlock Toy Review

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KRE-O Transformers

Grimlock General Information:
Release Date: June 2015
Price Point: $7.99 (varies depending on retailer)
Retailer: Limited Release (Some parts of Asia, Discount stores such as TJ Maxx & Marshalls)

Toy News: Official images of upcoming "Generations" Legends Class figures

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Toy News: Official images of upcoming "Generations" Legends Class figures

The Allspark has reported that Amazon Canada has put up several listings for upcoming Legends Class figures including some figures from the "Titans Return" line. Some of the listings with no images include Rumble and Rewind. Check out the images in this story along with the character write ups below:

Buzzsaw

Buzzsaw (Smartphone Mode)
Buzzsaw (Device Mode)
Buzzsaw (Beast Mode)
Chop Shop (On Card)
Chop Shop (Beast Mode)
Chop Shop (Robot Mode)
Autobot Pipes (On Card)
Autobot Pipes (Vehicle Mode)
Autobot Pipes (Robot Mode)
Shockwave (On Card)
Shockwave (Blaster Mode)
Shockwave (Robot Mode)

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Galvatronus on the way?

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Galvatronus on the way?

TF Yuki is on a roll! While I was at New York Comic-Con he posted an outline that looks very much like Cyclonus' Galvatronus torso and head combined with Rook, a couple Aerialbots and a Stunticon. Could we be looking at all new characters? I hope so!


Toy News: New Photos of Unite Warriors Convoy Grand Prime

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Toy News: New Photos of Unite Warriors Convoy Grand Prime

TF Yuki is on a roll! The tireless Takara Tomy employee has posted two new images of Convoy Grand Prime, the Japanese release of Optimus Prime combined with the four "Autobot limbs" (including Mirage and Sunstreaker). The embedded Tweets below help show off the color differences between this version and the one released outside Japan. Check out the pics in the embeds below:

Video: Leader Class Blaster demo

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Last week Hasbro debuted several of its "Titans Return" figures including Leader Class Blaster! This video shows a quick look at his chest compartment gimmick and how his "Titan Master" (aka Headmaster) connects to his body.

Video: "Titans Return" Galvatron Titan Master gimmick in action

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Last week Hasbro revealed "Titans Return" as part of their 'Twas the Night Before event. I took a couple videos from the event and now I've managed to find some time to upload them. Check out the first, a look at Galvatron's "Titan Master" (aka Headmaster) gimmick!

Toy News: TFCC reveals package art for Sky Reign

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Toy News: TFCC reveals package art for Sky Reign

Awesome "Transformers" artist Marcelo Matere has posted the character art for Sky Reign! Sky Reign is the Combiner formed from a group of Autobots and Sky Lynx at the cneter. Of the art Matere says:

"I worked on the pencils for the Combiner Wars Sky Reign package art featuring on the cover of the Transformers Collectors' Club (Official) Magazine #65! Great colors by Sara Pitre-Durocher - Art and studio Volta!"